See all of the report data, coverage and analysis of USDA's March 31 Prospective Plantings and Grain Stocks reports.
News and Analysis
Corn Use Stronger Than Expected
Smaller-than-expected corn stocks indicate that demand has been better than expected, driven by exports as well as ethanol and feed use.
Corn Acres Slip to Five-Year Low but Beans at Record High
Combined corn and soybean acreage climbed to 171.9 million acres, which was 1.3 million more than last year, lower than the 4 million to 5 million that some analysts had expected.
Power Hour: Predicting Corn Prices Post-Reports
The release of USDA’s Prospective Plantings report Monday has experts speculating about where corn prices are headed.
From the News Wires
U.S. Corn Acres to Reach Four-Year Low, Says USDA
Soybeans Rise to Nine-Month High as U.S. Reserves at 10-Year Low
Grain Hedge: After the USDA Reports, Will the Rallies Continue?
The Hueber Report: March Reports Are Finally Behind Us
Hedging Corn and Soybeans: USDA Report for 3/31/14
Prospective Plantings: Corn Acres Drop 4%, Soybeans Up 6%
2014 Prospective Planting: Corn
2014 Prospective Planting: Soybeans
2014 Prospective Planting: Wheat
2014 Prospective Planting: Cotton
2014 Prospective Planting: Sorghum, Rice, Canola, All Hay
2014 Prospective Planting: Crop Area Planted and Harvested
Grain Stocks: Corn Stocks Up 30% From a Year Ago
2014 March Grain Stocks: Corn, Soybeans, Wheat
2014 March Grain Stocks: Grain Stocks by Position and Month
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